The GI Offensive in Europe

The GI Offensive in Europe

The Triumph of American Infantry Divisions, 1941-1945

Book - 1999
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Presents a study of America's infantry combat performance in Europe during World War II, showing that the Army succeeded by developing combat effective divisions that could not only fight and win battles but also sustain that effort over years of combat. Mansoor (lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and military historian) analyzes the impact of personnel and logistical systems on the Army's strength, and he argues that the American army won because unit for unit at the division level, it was more effective than its adversaries. Contains many b&w photos of Army personnel and battle scenes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1999.
ISBN: 9780700609581
Branch Call Number: 940.541273 MAN
Characteristics: xiv, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.


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